Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NFS over the 6 months to 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network File System (NFS)
England > London
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 541 469 390
Rank change year-on-year -72 -79 +186
Contract jobs citing NFS 58 30 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 11
10th Percentile £425 £410 £300
25th Percentile £500 £463 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £525 £450
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +16.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile - £619 £513
90th Percentile £800 £725 £545
England median daily rate £563 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +18.42% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £72.50 -
England median hourly rate - £43.31 -

NFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,851 3,715 2,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.40% 13.84% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,669 2,727 1,952
10th Percentile £300 £358 £263
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £668
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 38
10th Percentile £14.75 £15.06 £12.42
25th Percentile £20.00 £20.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £44.75 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.37% +123.75% -4.76%
75th Percentile £49.84 £59.61 £40.68
90th Percentile £77.10 £76.03 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.53 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.96% +8.97% +0.29%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing NFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in London

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NFS in London.

Daily rate trend for NFS in London

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NFS in London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for NFS in London

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NFS in London.

Hourly rate trend for NFS in London

NFS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the London region over the 6 months to 28 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -30 2 £570 +20.00%
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for NFS.

1 42 (72.41%) Linux
2 36 (62.07%) Python
3 34 (58.62%) Windows
4 31 (53.45%) DNS
4 31 (53.45%) Ansible
5 29 (50.00%) Azure
6 26 (44.83%) Bash
6 26 (44.83%) PowerShell
6 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 24 (41.38%) Terraform
8 22 (37.93%) DevOps
8 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
9 20 (34.48%) Agile
9 20 (34.48%) CI/CD
10 19 (32.76%) SSH
11 18 (31.03%) HTTP
11 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
11 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
11 18 (31.03%) Deployment Automation
11 18 (31.03%) Kubernetes
12 17 (29.31%) Azure DevOps
12 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
12 17 (29.31%) SMTP
12 17 (29.31%) Citrix
12 17 (29.31%) FTP
12 17 (29.31%) Finance
12 17 (29.31%) Strategic Roadmap
13 16 (27.59%) Migration
14 15 (25.86%) VMware
15 13 (22.41%) NetApp

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.00%) Azure
2 17 (29.31%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (6.90%) GitHub
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (6.90%) SaaS
4 3 (5.17%) AWS
4 3 (5.17%) GCP
4 3 (5.17%) Power Automate
5 2 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Nutanix
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.72%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.72%) Datadog
6 1 (1.72%) PaaS
6 1 (1.72%) Serverless
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) DNS
2 19 (32.76%) SSH
3 18 (31.03%) HTTP
4 17 (29.31%) FTP
4 17 (29.31%) SMTP
5 13 (22.41%) Kerberos
6 10 (17.24%) DHCP
6 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 8 (13.79%) Firewall
7 8 (13.79%) iSCSI
8 6 (10.34%) NAS
9 3 (5.17%) WAN
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
10 2 (3.45%) LAN
10 2 (3.45%) OSPF
10 2 (3.45%) SAN
10 2 (3.45%) SSL
10 2 (3.45%) Wireless
10 2 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) Serena SBM
3 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.45%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Social Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) International Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 17 (29.31%) Azure Engineer
1 17 (29.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Migration Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) LDAP
2 3 (5.17%) LAMP
3 2 (3.45%) PySpark
3 2 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Replication
2 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.90%) PKI
4 4 (6.90%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.45%) NHS
6 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.72%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 42 (72.41%) Linux
2 34 (58.62%) Windows
3 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (17.24%) Unix
6 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (8.62%) VMS
9 4 (6.90%) Solaris
10 3 (5.17%) CentOS
11 2 (3.45%) SUSE
11 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) DevOps
2 20 (34.48%) Agile
2 20 (34.48%) CI/CD
3 18 (31.03%) Deployment Automation
4 17 (29.31%) Strategic Roadmap
4 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
5 16 (27.59%) Migration
6 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 10 (17.24%) Asset Management
7 10 (17.24%) Investment Management
8 9 (15.52%) Data Migration
9 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (10.34%) Storage Management
10 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) Server Management
11 4 (6.90%) High Availability
11 4 (6.90%) ITSM
11 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) Python
2 26 (44.83%) Bash
2 26 (44.83%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.34%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.17%) VBScript
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) MCP
2 1 (1.72%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) GDPR
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.34%) Samba
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.17%) XenApp
6 2 (3.45%) iptables
6 2 (3.45%) vCloud
6 2 (3.45%) Veritas File System
6 2 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.45%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.72%) Docker
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (53.45%) Ansible
2 24 (41.38%) Terraform
3 18 (31.03%) Kubernetes
4 10 (17.24%) Grafana
4 10 (17.24%) Prometheus
5 5 (8.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (5.17%) Puppet
6 3 (5.17%) WSUS
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (3.45%) Control-M
7 2 (3.45%) Icinga
7 2 (3.45%) Nagios
7 2 (3.45%) QRadar
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.45%) vRealize
7 2 (3.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (3.45%) yum
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) Citrix
3 15 (25.86%) VMware
4 13 (22.41%) NetApp
5 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
6 10 (17.24%) TOWER Software
7 9 (15.52%) Cisco
8 8 (13.79%) Oracle
9 7 (12.07%) Zerto
10 5 (8.62%) IBM
10 5 (8.62%) ServiceNow
11 4 (6.90%) EMC
11 4 (6.90%) HP
12 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
12 3 (5.17%) Hitachi
12 3 (5.17%) Isilon
13 2 (3.45%) CyberArk
13 2 (3.45%) Infoblox
13 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
13 2 (3.45%) Splunk